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 for overrefinement
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Overrefinement \O"ver*re*fine"ment\, n.
     Excessive refinement.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of distorting something so it seems to mean
           something it was not intended to mean [syn: distortion,
           overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting]

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